Slow Progress on County Housing Initiative

Half a year after the Dare County Commissioners approved a series of zoning changes aimed at encouraging the development of more reasonably priced, year-round housing, Dare Planning Director Donna Creef told them that, to date, progress toward that goal has been modest. “We have been moving slowly,” Creef said while delivering a six-month progress report […] Local News |  Full Article

Dare Board Approves Rodanthe Cluster Home Proposal

Project seen as part of effort to create more long-term housing Following up on their February approval of a planned cluster home development in Avon, the Dare County Commissioners continued their efforts to use recent zoning changes to encourage new year-round housing with an April 1 approval of a site plan and conditional use permit […] Real Estate |  Full Article

Dare Board Paves the Way for Recovery Court

New program prioritizes drug treatment over prison With its March 18 approval of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Dare County, 1st District Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Jerry Tillett and the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC), the Dare Commissioners took their final step toward starting a Recovery Court program in Dare […] Local News |  Full Article

Avon Project Part of Worker Housing Push

But other projects may depend on new legislation The Dare County Commissioners took a step forward in their efforts to encourage new year-round housing developments with a Feb. 4 approval of a site plan and conditional use permit application for construction of a cluster home development in Avon. The application was submitted by OT Enterprises, […] Real Estate |  Full Article

Methodist Men Honored for 41 Years of Service to Hatteras Community

At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Dare Board of Commissioners honored the volunteers of the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men for 41 years of service to the community on Hatteras Island, during which they have provided 19,000 meals and $2 million in assistance to people in need. Board Chairman Bob Woodard read a Certificate of […] Community News |  Full Article